Legislative and Regulatory Update
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During the past decade, silver has been in a pronounced bull market, which many analysts attribute to its unique attractions as both a monetary and industrial metal. One Canadian junior miner, SilverCrest Mines Inc., is working actively to take advantage of silver’s favorable performance by steadily expanding production at its flagship Santa Elena Mine...
Most importantly, self-employed miners, prospectors or employees (even of their own mining-related business) who own or lease an automobile, can utilize the standard rate so long as they operate only one car at a time for business purposes.
It is difficult to look at unrestrained growth in such important monetary indicators without becoming concerned about the future stability of America's economic system.
...we believe that these measures will also lead to diminished profitability, diminished tax revenues and, therefore, increasing calls for massive new economic stimulation which again, by historic standards, could well work to the benefit of the precious metals.
This fine gold that is so common is probably the most notorious for eluding our riffles and mattings.
Eleven treasure-laden ships that made up the 1715 Fleet were heading to Spain from Havana on July 31, 1715, when they encountered a hurricane off Florida’s central coast.
Actually, this mid-range gold zone can exist in any eluvial placer field with a shallow zone where the ground “tightens up” below the loosely packed surface dirt to harder packed dirt. However, its presence depends upon several factors:
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